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Acquisition of the Museum of African Art by the Smithsonian Institution

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Author:
United States Congress Senate Committee on Rules and Administration  Search this
Subject:
Humphrey, Muriel  Search this
Moss, Frank E. 1911-  Search this
Pell, Claiborne 1918-  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Washington, Walter E  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
United States Congress  Search this
United States Congress House Committee on House Administration  Search this
Date:
1978
Category:
Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography
Notes:
This is a record of the Hearing before the Committee on Rules and Administration, U.S. Senate, 95th Congress. No opinions or results are offered.
Summary:
Contains the full testimonies presented to the Congressional committee by Honorable Frank E. Moss, chairman, Board of Trustees of the Museum of African Art; Honorable Muriel Humphrey, U.S. Senator from Minnesota; Honorable Walter E. Washington, Mayor of the District of Columbia; Honorable S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary of Smithsonian Institution; and Warren Robbins, director of the Museum of African Art. Includes copies of the written testimonies of Honorable Walter E. Washington and Honorable S. Dillon Ripley. Presents letters and a telegram to Honorable Claiborne Pell, chairman of the Committee on Rules adn Administration, in support of the oral and written testimonies. Includes exhibits of the text of S.2507, the biography of Warren Robbins, and exhibits and publications of the Museum of African Art.
Contained within:
Acquisition of the Museum of African Art by the Smithsonian (Book)
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
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